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Cambodia ‘at risk from geopolitical manoeuvres’

Publication date 16 January 2019 | 08:08 | ICT

Three of Cambodia’s top leaders used the Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) to warn that small- and medium-sized countries were facing geopolitical challenges due to the machinations of powerful states.



  • PM warns EU and opposition on 34th anniversary of his rule

    Publication date 15 January 2019 | 10:06 | ICT

    HUN Sen reached the milestone of 34 years as Cambodian prime minister on Monday and used the groundbreaking ceremony for a new ring road around Phnom Penh to tell the international community that putting sanctions on the Kingdom mea

  • Hun Sen warns Irish MP of EBA ‘mistake’

    Publication date 14 January 2019 | 07:47 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday told former Irish premier Enda Kenny, still a member of the EU nation’s parliament, that the 28-nation bloc should not make a “third mistake” regarding Cambodia by using the preferential Everything

  • Hun Sen vows to ignore ‘politician’

    Publication date 10 January 2019 | 09:58 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday insisted he will not react to comments from a politician – seemingly Sam Rainsy – saying he had already made his position clear.

  • Rainsy: Charge me with treason alongside Sokha

    Publication date 10 January 2019 | 08:28 | ICT

    Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday asked to be charged with treason alongside his fellow Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) co-founder Kem Sokha.

  • Ex-CNRP officials request return to politics

    Publication date 10 January 2019 | 08:24 | ICT

    The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday received letters from former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) adviser Kong Korm and his son Kong Bora, a former CNRP lawmaker, to have their political rights reinstated as part of recent re

  • What now for banned CNRP after law change signed off?

    Publication date 09 January 2019 | 08:57 | ICT

    WITH King Norodom Sihamoni having signed off on the amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties, 40 banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials have expressed their positions, with more than half vowing to not

  • King signs Article 45 amendment paving way for opposition return

    Publication date 09 January 2019 | 07:42 | ICT

    The change to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties has gone into effect after King Norodom Sihamoni signed off on the amendment on Sunday.

  • Former CNRP adviser Kong Korm to testify in Kem Sokha court date

    Publication date 08 January 2019 | 10:10 | ICT

    FORMER politician Kong Korm said he is willing to appear before Phnom Penh Municipal Court to testify in relation to the treason charge facing Kem Sokha, president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

  • PM: Victory Day a second birthday

    Publication date 08 January 2019 | 09:00 | ICT

    PRIME Minister Hun Sen used his Victory Day address at Olympic Stadium on Monday to hail January 7 – the day in 1979 when the Khmer Rouge was overthrown – as a second birthday for Cambodians.

  • Funcinpec officials reject KNUP claims of a ‘merger’

    Publication date 08 January 2019 | 08:13 | ICT

    KHMER National United Party (KNUP) secretary-general Sok Visal said on Monday that his party will merge with Funcinpec and that talks had reached a deadlock only due to the illness of the latter’s president Prince Norodom Ranariddh.